Frequent and varied events — such as lectures, art shows and workshops — play an active role in the continuing vitality and momentum of the Center for Western Studies.
Upcoming 2021 Events
|Monday, January 4 - Friday, February 26||"New Treasures from the CWS Fine Art Collection," a gallery exhibition featuring works recently purchased by or donated to CWS as well as classic works by artists Jim Savage, Eugene Christopherson, and Mick Harrison||Monday - Friday: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.|
|Monday, March 1 - Friday, May 28||"Pandemic: The Art of Survival," a gallery exhibition featuring artwork created by regional artists since March 2020||Monday - Friday: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.|
|TBD||53rd Dakota Conference: "Farming, Ranching, and Sustainability in the Northern Plains"||TBD|
|POSTPONED||40th Annual Artists of the Plains Art Show & Sale||TBD|
Past 2020-2021 Events
|Monday, January 27 - Saturday, April 25||"The Art of Generosity: CWS Honors Its Patrons," a gallery exhibition featuring artwork from members' private collections purchased through CWS programming||Monday - Friday: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.|
|POSTPONED||Boe Forum on Public Affairs with Robert C. Green and Jamie Metzl|
|CANCELED||52nd Dakota Conference: "The Roaring Twenties... Again?"||Friday: 8:00 a.m. - 7:30 p.m.;
Saturday: 7:30 a.m. - 2:45 p.m.
|Monday, July 6 - Friday, August 7||"Blue Cloud Reflections," a gallery exhibition featuring the historical photography of Ambrose Mattingly and other select images from the Blue Cloud Abbey American Indian Collection||Monday - Friday: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.|
|Tuesday, August 18 - Monday, November 30||"19," a gallery exhibition featuring women artists in honor of the centennial of the 19th Amendment||Monday - Friday: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.|